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Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ 106ED Takahashi FSQ-ED

Imaging camera: SBIG STL-11000M

Mount: Paramount PME

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ 106ED Takahashi FSQ-ED

Guiding camera: SBIG STL-11000M

Filters: LuminanceRedBlue

Resolution: 2645x1764

Dates: Sept. 8, 2013

Frames:
Blue: 1x300" -20C bin 1x1
Luminance: 2x300" -20C bin 1x1
Red: 1x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean SQM: 21.80

Astrometry.net job: 85163

RA center: 56.728 degrees

DEC center: 24.119 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.296 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.418 degrees

Field radius: 2.338 degrees

Locations: Mayhill Remote Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Description

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130918.html

The transaction ID on itelescope for retrieving the exposure data is 159517.

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